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Botanical Name Cicer Arietinum
Family Fabaceae
Origin It is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region.
Description Chanaka is an annual herb that grows up to 20-50 cm in height. It has pinnate leaves and produces small white or pink flowers, followed by small pods containing 1-2 seeds.
Parts Used The seeds of Chanaka are used for medicinal and culinary purposes.
Dose The recommended dose of Chanaka depends on the formulation and the condition being treated. It is best to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner before using Chanaka for medicinal purposes.